Everett was born in Washington, DC on August 20, 1931. He graduated from Fishburne Military School and Benjamin Franklin University. He also served in the US Army during the Korean War.
Everett was married to Carole Ruth Murtaugh on November 26, 1955. They raised their 9 children in Falls Church, VA and were a part of the St. James and Bishop O’Connell communities.
Everett spent his career working for the family business, Bergmann’s Cleaning and Laundry of the Washington, DC area that just celebrated its 100 year anniversary in July, 2017. After his retirement he enjoyed traveling and continued supporting and working in the family business. He loved the cleaning business but his family was his joy. He also enjoyed spending time at the Bergmann family place on the Rhodes River off the Chesapeake Bay.
Everett is survived by his children, Christopher Bergmann (Kathy) of Houston, TX, E. Peter Bergmann (Kim) of Leesburg, VA, Susan Lucas (Michael) of Front Royal, VA, William Bergmann (Rosina) of Front Royal, VA, Patrick Bergmann (Terri) of Stevensville, MD, Jeanette Engel (Stuart) of Ashburn, VA, Debbie Magnuson (Don) of Ashburn, VA, Mary Beth Fischer (Dwight) of Leesburg, VA, Anna Thompson (Rob) of South Riding, VA, 31 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren. He is also survived by his brothers, Carl Kenzig Bergmann and Dennis P. Bergmann and a host of cousins, nieces and nephews.
Everett is preceded in death by his parents Everett A. and Anna Mae Bergmann, his brother James R. Bergmann and his beloved wife Carole Ruth.
He had a long life full of family memories, trips, adventures, laughs and joy. He left a legacy of faith, family and love and he will be missed dearly.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 14, 2017 from 6:00pm to 8:00pm at Maddox Funeral Home in Front Royal, VA. The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 11:00am on Friday, December 15, 2017 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Front Royal, VA. There will also be a visitation from 9:45am to 10:45am at St. John before the Mass. Burial will follow at Prospect Hill Cemetery, Front Royal, VA immediately following the Mass. Funeral arrangements are being handled by Maddox Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be given to the Adler Center for Caring at 24419 Millstream Drive, Aldie, VA 20105. The family of Everett Bergmann wishes to thank Sunrise Independent Living in Sterling, VA for their care and support and are forever grateful to Hospice that provided end of life love, care and support for both parents.